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CHARACTER ANIMATOR
Week 18: May 28-31 FINAL - worth 200 points. Due Wed., June 12 Go here for instructions
Week 17: May 20-24 Weightless
Week 16: May 13-17
Get caught up with your work! Time is running out!
Week 15: May 6-10
Week 14: April 29 - May 3
Week 13: April 22-26
Week 12: April 15-19
Week 11: April 8-12
You need to share your progress with me THIS WEEK - or else!
Week 10: April 1-5
Keep working. SHOW me your progress. Please.
Week 9: March 25-29
S-P-R-I-N-G   B-R-E-A-K
Week 8: March 18-22
ALL CLASSES: Wednesday and Thursday demos: how to do photo touch-up. BEFORE the demonstration, Right-click on the photo of the woman and open up the file in Photoshop. Change the name of the file to: YourFullName.jpg.
Week 7: March 11-15
Continue to explore tutorials and videos to build your knowledge. Read the article on Create a project with your puppet: Don’t forget to check out the Adobe Character Animator User Guide: https://helpx.adobe.com/adobe-character-animator/user-guide.html
Week 6: March 4-8
Character Animator Intro: watch the first four videos - Creating a Basic Face, Creating eyes and eyebrows, Creating Mouth Shapes, and Creating a Basic Body at: https://helpx.adobe.com/adobe-character-animator/tutorials.html#min-pars_playlist
Continue to build a character in either Photoshop or Illustrator and bring it into Character Animator to finish.
Week 5: February 25- March 1
Week 4: February 19-22
Be certain to turn-in ALL work that you do for a grade.
Week 3: February 11-15
Be certain to turn-in ALL work that you do for a grade.
Week 2: February 4-7
Check out the links on the right for more videos and tips for building your first character. Check out this YouTube Channel for some great videos.
Week 1: January 28 - February 1, 2019
This semester you will be learning how to efficiently and effectively use the Adobe software, Character Animator.

You are responsible for your learning. From the videos you will create projects that will further cement your learning of this complex software.

There will also be other projects on this website that you should do - indicated by the "FOR A GRADE" symbol. There will be a final exam and a culminating project at the end of the semester.
ALL STUDENTS
You are going to save EVERYTHING that you create this semester in a portfolio. Sign up for an free account on Adobe Portfolio

Tutorial on how to build a site on Adobe Portfolio.
Character Animator Term Calendar
*The instructor reserves the right to alter the course calendarStudents will read and watch tutorials by Adobe at https://helpx.adobe.com/support/character-animator.html
Week
1: Jan 28-Feb 1
2: Feb 4-8
3: Feb 11-15
4: Feb 18-22
5: Feb 25-Mar 1
6: Mar 4-8
7: Mar 11-15
8: Mar 18-22
10: Apr 8-12
Description
- Creative, Communication & Cooperative Skills
- The Character Animator Interface
- THE source for learning & support: https://helpx.adobe.com/support/character-animator.html
- Organizing your data: Creating Folders, File formats
- Read: Character Animator Overview at: https://helpx.adobe.com/adobe-character-animator/using/overview.htmlhttps://helpx.adobe.com/adobe-character-animator/get-started.html
Character Animator Intro: watch the first four videos - Creating a Basic Face, Creating eyes and eyebrows, Creating Mouth Shapes, and Creating a Basic Body at: https://helpx.adobe.com/adobe-character-animator/tutorials.html#min-pars_playlist
Start to build a character in either Photoshop or Illustrator
Continue to work on your character development.
Continue to explore tutorials and videos to build your knowledge. Read the article on Create a project with your puppet: Don’t forget to check out the Adobe Character Animator User Guide: https://helpx.adobe.com/adobe-character-animator/user-guide.html
Week 12: April 8-12